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Ronald F. Inglehart

Inglehart and World Values Survey cited in WSJ Op Ed on global happiness indicators

a PSC In The News reference, 2012

"Happiness Prescribed" - Wall Street Journal. 04/03/2012.

Recently the United Nations has begun looking into the factors that contribute to a nation's well-being and happiness. In this opinion piece, Ron Inglehart is quoted on his findings from the WVS: "Generally, a rising global sense of freedom in the last quarter-century has eclipsed the contribution of pure economic development to happiness."

Researcher:

Ronald F. Inglehart

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